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Summer Camp L.I.T Facilitator

Summer Camp L.I.T Facilitator

Company: Yonge Street Mission
Contact Person: Melody Hung
306 Gerrard St. E
Toronto, Ontario , M5A 2G7
Phone: 4169299614

Position Description

An unforgettable Summer opportunity awaits you, if you enjoy working with children and youth!

The Yonge Street Mission is a Christian faith-based not-for-profit community called to demonstrate God’s love, peace and justice to those living with economic, social and spiritual poverty in Toronto. Our Summer Camp Team is seeking full-time temporary Summer Camp L.I.T. Facilitatord (9 weeks). The Summer Camp L.I.T. Facilitator will work in child, youth and community development with children and youth living in the Regent Park, St. Jamestown, Moss Park and Cabbagetown neighbourhoods. All Camp Staff will serve at our Tech day camp and overnight camp week.


The successful candidate will be responsible to:

  • Plan a 6-week Leadership Training program that is dynamic and enriching for all grade 9-10 participants
  • Participate in a 2-week orientation for the Summer Camp staff team; ensuring that all staff are fully prepared and equipped for the Summer Camp experience – the L.I.T.’s are your focus
  • Aid in the planning and facilitating of all aspects of day camp and possibly overnight camp
  • Provide leadership for indoor and outdoor sports, arts & crafts projects, multi-media projects, field trips, teaching, cooking and other organized activities over an 8-week period
  • Engage camp participants to build stronger community, develop leadership skills, overcome social barriers and foster recognition that they have the capacity to improve their own communities
  • Assist in integrating developmentally delayed and emotionally challenged children into camp programs
  • Participate in the planning and implementing of a community carnival, a talent show and special events


The successful candidate will have the following skills and training:

  • Previous camp experience in a leadership is required
  • You have a demonstrated love for the outdoors and desire to share this with those around you
  • You are dynamic and enthusiastic – a multitasker, with a knowledge of children and youth development, with experience in under resourced areas and a multicultural multi-faith setting
  • Exceptional leadership and ability to motivate the staff team, as well as children and youth
  • You must be a keen team builder, flexible, resilient, with a teachable spirit
  • Able to work at overnight camp (one week – Monday to Friday)
  • Media and Tech skills (ie. video / music editing, animation and coding) are an asset
  • Creative thinking and skill to help develop and plan multi-media projects for children
  • Patient, positive, hardworking, reliable with recreational & artistic skills

Deadline For Applications: Friday April 17th 2020

Start Date: Monday June 8, 2020

Submit the resume and cover letter:

While we appreciate all responses, only candidates under consideration will be contacted.

Learn more about Yonge Street Mission by visiting our website:

Posted: March 5, 2020 | Expires: April 1, 2020
Posted Under: Camps
Career ID: [ 7820 ]